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Mayday for Mutts

Mayday for Mutts is held on May 5. First Sunday in May. This event in the first decade of the month May is annual. Help us Help us 
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It’s a day to spread the word about all the great things that mixed breed dogs have to offer, promote adoption from animal shelters, and show everyone that a dog’s individual personality matters more than their pedigree. Purebred dogs deserve love, too, but mixed breed dogs make up about 75 percent of dogs in animal shelters, so they need a little bit of extra help in getting adopted, especially during Mayday for Mutts.
Mixed breeds are often the ultimate family dog. Mutts draw from a broader, more diverse gene pool. They are thought to adjust more easily to a variety of households and living conditions, whereas purebreds tend to be bred with a specific skill set in mind, like herding or hunting.

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National Dog Day in ArgentinaNational Dog Day in Argentina on June 2 (Día Nacional del Perro);
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